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Open to one another’s traditions

Reverend Helen Freeburn is a Presbyterian minister at the United Methodist and Presbyterian Church in Galway. Her Church specialises in welcoming the stranger

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How nature heals

Brendan McManus SJ, author of ‘Redemption Road: Grieving along the Camino’,  will give a presentation on ‘The Camino as a Coming Home—the Healing Power of Nature’, as part of the series of lectures on ‘Caring for Our Common Home: Insights and Responses to Laudato Si.’

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‘Women of the Well’ meet in Knock

Thirty women gathered recently in Knock Shrine for the first ‘Women of the Well’ retreat, organised by the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality & Culture, in Galway.

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Educate Magis, for community by community

Educate Magis, the worldwide Jesuit and Ignatian school community is living up to the Jesuits call to become a “universal body with a universal mission”, particularly through the educatemagis.org platform.

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Training Galway’s new spiritual directors

Eileen Houlihan from Milltown Institute visited the Diploma in Spiritual Direction course running in Galway last weekend 12-13 April. In her capacity as external examiner, she met the Manresa organising team of Angela Higgins IBVM, John Humphreys SJ and Brendan Comerford SJ. She also met the 13 canditates, taking time to examine their verbatims, reflections and book reviews. The two-year ...

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Carl’s Rhythm of the Dance Anniversary

Colaiste Iognaid’s music teacher, Carl Hession, was the composer for the ‘Rhythm of the Dance‘, the Irish music and dance show, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Dollywood, Tennessee. Carl, who has been in the school since 1980, is currently regarded as one of traditional Irish music’s “finest accompanist, composers and arrangers“. Along with renowned fiddler, Frankie Gavin, Carl ...

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Paddy Lydon announces his retirement from the Jes.

Paddy Lydon will end a fifty-two year association with Coláiste Iognáid, Galway, when he retires later this year from his position as principal. Mr. Pádhraic (Paddy) Lydon, Principal of Coláiste Iognáid, Galway has announced to the Board of Management that he intends to resign as Principal, effective from November 5th 2007. His departure will, for him, mark the end of ...

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